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Adware.AdultLinks

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:50 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2003, 4, 29, 1
Publisher:
N/A
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
QaBar.dll QcBar.dll SetupAdultLinks.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.AdultLinks is an adware application that modifies the search feature and adds a toolbar to Internet Explorer. The adware also monitors browsing activities in Internet Explorer.

Note: Definitions dated April 1st, 2005 or earlier may detect this security risk as Adware.AdultLinks.B.

Symptoms


The following symptoms indicate the presence of Adware.AdultLinks:
  • The presence of several links to adult pages in Internet Explorer.
  • The default search page changed to dev.ntcor.com.


Transmission


May be installed via Web pages. The user has to agree to the installation.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 26, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 8, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 26, 2003
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